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Designed by the architect William Tress, Wadhurst station in East Sussex was built in 1851. Tress was also responsible for other stations along the line and created many of these functional railway buildings in a domestic style - a common ploy in the 19th century to try to make the new railways less frightening and overwhelming to local potential passengers. There's clear evidence of this style at Wadhurst, where the station looks little more threatening than like a neat, homely Victorian villa. The centre of Wadhurst is about a mile and a half away up the hill. It takes about seven minutes on the 254 bus, which departs once an hour from opposite the station on the main road. The usual off-peak service from Wadhurst is two trains per hour northbound to London Charing Cross via Tunbridge Wells and two southbound to Hastings.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not always be available to assist - booking is recommended
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:20 - 18:30
Saturday 07:10 - 13:50
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces318
Carpark charges
Annual£899.00
Daily£5.20
Monthly£83.30
Off-peak£4.60
Six Monthly£497.00
Three Monthly£248.00
Weekly£23.70
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces30
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
by bus stop beside main building
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Platform 2 accessible only.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

To the left of Wadhurst station's entrance is a pay-and-display car park and cycle racks. Inside is a ticket counter and accessible toilet, and through the doors from the concourse is platform 2, for a ticket machine and trains to Hastings. Platform 1, for trains to London, is over the footbridge. Level access to platform 2 is via a side gate from the car park, but there's no level access to the ticket hall or platform 1.

Departures and arrivals from Wadhurst

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Wadhurst station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to HastingsSoutheastern19:502On time
to TonbridgeSoutheastern20:01Late
to HastingsSoutheastern20:202On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern20:291On time
to HastingsSoutheastern20:502On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern19:492On time
from HastingsSoutheastern20:00On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern20:192On time
from HastingsSoutheastern20:291On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern20:492On time
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